MAINSTREAMING GENDER IN COVID - 19 RESPONSE IN REFUGEE AND IDP CAMPS

The situation in refugee and Internally Displaced Person (IDP) camps in several countries in ESAR, viz. Tanzania, Rwanda, Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia, Sudan and South Sudan pose challenges for effective management of the COVID-19 pandemic. Basic facilities such as water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) are shared. Social distancing is difficult to practice in some of the overcrowded settlements including slums and informal settlements.

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Bibliographic information

Geographic coverage: Africa

Subject area(s): COVID-19

UN Women office involved in publication: East and Southern Africa Regional Office

Publication year: 2020

Number of pages: 5